Since 1967, OEN has been a source for news, announcements, and information on the world of Anglo-Saxon studies. Its annual Bibliography and Year's Work in Old English Studies are used by thousands of scholars worldwide.


Current Issue: 45.1

The current issue is 45.1. It was edited by Professor Eddie Christie of Georgia State University in Atlanta, and is dedicated to research tools such as bibliographies, brief editions, and reports. Click here for the Table of Contents.


Issues 44 and 45

44.4 was mailed 4/7/2014. 44.3 is online, and was co-edited by Mary Dockray-Miller. She is now accepting essays, notes, syllabi, and other pedagogical tools for publication every year in issue 3. You can submit proposals or essays here. The annual bibliography has been compiled (44.4), and the Forty Editors are now reading and reviewing each piece. If you have or know of work that should have been included, please contact Dan Donoghue or the relevant subject editor, listed here.) Their summaries of the year's work appears in the late Fall (45.4).



MLA is meeting in Vancouver in early January of 2015. Calls for papers have gone out. The OE Group is co-sponsoring a panel with the Translation Studies Group and a cash bar with the Old Norse Group. Kalamazoo, also known as the 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies, runs May 8–11, 2014. Information is here.



OEN announces the first Carl T. Berkhout Award in Bibliography, recognizing outstanding contributions to the field of Anglo-Saxon bibliography, has been awarded to Professor Carl Berkhout. ¬ The University of Toronto and the Dictionary of Old English announced that Professor Roy Liuzza has been appointed the Cameron Professor of Old English. The announcement is here.

New Books and Reports

Please inform us if you have published a book within the calendar years 2012 or 2013. We will do our best to advertise it here. Click here to see new books.


OEN Subsidia

The OEN Subsidia has been reconstituted as Old English Publications. In partnership with the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, OEN will continue to publish brief studies, editions, bibliographies, and other volumes for scholarly and classroom use. We do not publish monographs. Here is a list of volumes, some of which are for sale through Medieval Institute Publications (WMU). Our first volume has appeared: Jane Toswell, trans. Jorge Luis Borges: Germanic Literatures.


OEN Archives and Offprints

Essays, reports, and memorials are available for volumes 32 to 44. Offprints in pdf are free. Volumes 37 to 41 are available for free in their entirety. Back issues can be had for $5.00 per issue or $10.00 per year. Please inquire, as we have limited quantities. We welcome reasonable offers on an entire run or a span of years.


Scholarly Resources

OEN and ISAS are collaborating to develop a list of available electronic resources. This site and its updates will be overseen by Professor Eddie Christie.